FF/FG draw up rescue plan for businesses after Covid-19
Temporary Vat cuts, writing off of rates bills and access to working capital are some of the proposals put forward
Incentives for businesses rather than personal income tax cuts are being examined by Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael as part of a new rescue plan for the Irish economy.
The framework document being drawn up by both parties is expected to be as short as 20 pages and will set out key principles they have agreed to stimulate economic growth once the Covid-19 crisis is contained.
Sources in both parties say the main focus...
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